03-23 Happy birthday to Anthony De Longis, Born: March 23, 1950.
Anthony De Longis is an American actor, fight director and trainer.
He played Culluh in five episodes of Star Trek: Voyager. He also lent his voice to two of Interplay Entertainment’s Star Trek: The Original Series’s PC video games Star Trek: 25th Anniversary and Star Trek: Judgment Rites.
In 1996, he appeared in an episode of Babylon 5 along with Rick Scarry, Bill Mumy, and Andreas Katsulas. In 1998 he starred in Sinbad: The Battle of the Dark Knights with Dean Stockwell and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine guest star Andrew Hawkes.
In addition to his acting career, De Longis is also a fight director, sword master, professional weapons trainer, horseman, and writer. He works as the fight director at the Los Angeles Music Center Opera, a position he’s occupied since 1985.
De Longis is also an instructor in professional stage movement and combat, having taught Michelle Pfeiffer whip handling for the movie Batman Returns, Angelica Houston for Buffalo Girls and Ellen Barkin for Wild Bill. Additionally, from 1974 to 1993, De Longis taught fencing, stage combat, and character movement at the Theater Arts Department at University of California, Los Angeles.
As an experienced horseman, De Longis is a founding member of The Australian Light Horsemen, a “mounted calvary team that performs realistic combat routines with sabers, lances, bullwhips and pistols”.
De Longis has also been awarded with the Dramalogue Award for choreography in Mark Taper Forum’s Julius Caesar.
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